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Friday, June 15, 2018

The Flower Bus via RHS Garden Harlow Carr Flower Show -

Friday, June 15, 2018

New Etesia fleet for Greenfingers -

Thursday, June 14, 2018

RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show to showcase the best of grow your own -

Thursday, June 14, 2018

London’s Limmo Peninsula enhanced by Wildflower Meadow -

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Bradstone features in medal winning garden at RHS Chatsworth Flower Show -

Thursday, June 14, 2018

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Darlington’s Cocker Beck receives TLC from Husqvarna -

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Makita launch two BL LXT Linetrimmers and Dual-Purpose Grass Shears -

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Record numbers gaining the RHS’s most prestigious qualification -

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Preview: National Plant Show and Nursery Supply Show -

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Brian Herbert on the BALI Leadership in Action Development Course -

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

International call for ideas to re-imagine London’s Grosvenor Square -

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

HTA National Plant Show exhibitors all sign up to responsible sourcing statement -

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Vertical bar metal railings installed at Windy Arbor Primary in Solihull -

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Trees on farms essential to improve environmental protection post Brexit -

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

TOPSOIL attracts prestigious customers for its task-specific products -

Monday, June 11, 2018

All new product line introduced by iGRASS -

Monday, June 11, 2018

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Monday, June 11, 2018

Ecoscape

Gold rush for exhibitors using Rolawn at RHS Chelsea 2018

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A hugely successful RHS Chelsea Flower Show was enjoyed by companies using Rolawn products, Rolawn’s Medallion® turf, Blended Loam topsoil, Landscaping Bark, and Soil Improver – or a mixture of all four at this year’s event. Rolawn helped 20 exhibitors achieve show accreditation including one silver award, four silver-gilt and seven gold awards.

Scooping the top prize for ‘Best in Show’ was Chris Beardshaw’s garden for The NSPCC, who once again used Rolawn. ‘Best Construction’ went to the ‘Welcome to Yorkshire’ garden depicting a slice of rural Yorkshire Life complete with a stone bothy and stream. Chris Beardshaw and Welcome to Yorkshire benefitted from ‘Britain’s Finest Turf’ Rolawn Medallion® and Blended Loam topsoil. The Welcome to Yorkshire garden also proved popular with television viewers and visitors alike claiming the BBC/RHS People’s Choice Award.

Mark Gregory’s headline-grabbing ‘Welcome to Yorkshire’ garden was inspired by the stunning Yorkshire Dales. Mark chose to use 60 square metres of Rolawn’s Medallion due to its ability to establish quickly and provide a high quality and wear resistant carpet of home-grown turf to complement the truly Yorkshire scene.

Birmingham City Council’s topical, Empire Windrush Garden, created by TV presenter and campaigner, Baroness Floella Benjamin also scooped gold in the show with a floral depiction of the sailing vessel that brought a generation of Caribbean migrants to the UK post World War Two. The Windrush Garden benefitted from Rolawn topsoil.

Rolawn products also enhanced the gold winning entries once again for Bloms Bulbs, Hillier, Peter Beales Roses and Blackmore & Langdon.

Jonathan Hill, sales and marketing director of Rolawn comments: “This has been an outstanding year for Rolawn at RHS Chelsea and it’s a thrill that so many of the industry’s finest incorporated our products into their designs, helping to make the floral displays and gardens truly wonderful. The passion, knowledge and innovation which goes into our products is the reason so many of the horticultural elite turn to Rolawn not just when prizes are up for grabs but as part of their routine throughout the year.”

 

The full list of Chelsea 2018 award winners using Rolawn products is as follows:

Gold

Chris Beardshaw – Morgan Stanley Garden for the NSPCC and Best Show Garden

Welcome to Yorkshire – Welcome to Yorkshire and Best Construction

Birmingham City Council – Empire Windrush

Bloms Bulbs

Hillier

Peter Beales Roses

Blackmore & Langdon Ltd

Silver-gilt

Sarah Eberle – British Council Garden – India: A Billion Dreams

Burncoose Nurseries

Guernsey Clematis Nurseries

Terraforma

Silver

Harkness Roses

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